DARPA Solicits For 'Ancillary' VTOL X-Plane

DARPA wants to combine VTOL capability with long endurance and high payload in a tactical-size UAS.
Credit: DARPA
DARPA has released the solicitation for conceptual designs of a new X-Plane that could operate without runways or launch and recovery infrastructure, yet still carry as much as a Group 3 uncrewed aircraft system (UAS) in a much smaller airframe. The goal of the Advanced Aircraft Infrastructure-Less...

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